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IWR Art And Culture Archive


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Three Beauties (1793)

Ryan Heshka’s Electroladylux

Mieko Minazumi

Bosch Action Figures

An Art Deco Shanghai Girl

Snow 1939

Thurston The Great

Auco and the Dragon

Betty Boop

Spring by Hawase Hasui (1925)

Bather Arranging Her Hair by Renoir (1885)

Sing a Song of Sixpence

Girl by the Sea 1990

Fantastic Flyers

Art Blogs
Alive in Kyoto
Bibi’s box
Coudal Partners
Exclamation Mark
Indigo Blog
Penny Dreadful
Scout Report
Sugar ‘N Spicy

Art Museums
Art Daily
Brooklyn Museum
Cornell Library
Library of Congress
Museo del Prado
National Gallery of Art
NY Public Library

The Hermitage
The Met

The Tate

August 2005


The Contrarian of a Generation, Revisited
This is the NY Times review of Martin Scorsese’s No Direction Home documentary and soundtrack on Bob Dylan coming up in September.

Dylan in 1963

Fernanda CohenBibi’s

Honor Thy Shoes

UFOPOP…Flying Saucers In Popular Culture (PCL

Zenda From Outer Space (1964)


Frida Kahlo At The Tate Modern Museum
This is a great online exhibit of the ever enchanting Frida Kahlo.

Frida Kahlo in 1926

Portrait of Alicia Galant (1927)

Charles Dwyer
This guy is good, real good.  There are a few more scans of his work here


Wolfgang’s Vault
This site has great collection rock and roll ephemera, posters, postcards, etc.

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana
and Pearl Jam Poster (1991)

Lenny Bruce and
The Mothers of Invention Postcard (1966)

Excellent Ukiyoe!

Looking Cool (1888)

Jim Flora Gallery (Neurastenia

Louis Armstrong’s Hot 5

Steve Taylor
I searched on Google. but I could not find a larger collection of his work.

Archæoligirl — Science Hero #2

Vintage Indian Advertisements (Plep

Picture Postcard

North American Mammals (Scout
Click on the map to find the mammals in your state. 

Mephitis mephitis (Striped skunk)


The Allure of Japanese Art
This art Flash is from this Wapo’s review of the same name.  “Two new books ‘Japonisme’ and ‘The Origins of L’Art Nouveau’ examine how van Gogh, Manet, Whislter and art dealer Siegfried Bing were seduced by Japanese art.”

Portrait of Pere Tanguy by Vincent van Gogh


Matthew Clay-Robison
There is a real to not making social/political art preachy. I’m still cracking up over the Bible Belt Bachelor

The Religious Right Is Neither (2003)

Canadian War Posters
There are a few gems in the recruiting poster section

Madeleine de Verchères
WWII Recruiting Poster

In Prison
I loved the postcard below and the translated poem from A Garment Worker’s Legacy: The Joe Fishtein Collection of Yiddish Poetry

“Postcard depicting a defiant young woman in prison. She may represent women who were prominent in revolutionary movements at the beginning of the 20th century, such as Rosa Luxemburg and Vera Figner.”

In Prison

Radioactive Future
There is a lot interesting artwork on this site.  The silkscreen below is by Goatskull


Strictly Limited Serigraphs

Season 4byShloma Katz

La-Gendarme byDavid Schneuer

Gallery of Ukiyoe Prints
A collection from a karate school.

Morokoshi by Koishikawatei Eiri

Tim McCormick Art

“Soon They’ll See”

Katie Nice



George Barbier

Un Peu… (1913)

The Pauline Johnson Archive
“Emily Pauline Johnson was one of Canada’s most popular and successful entertainers at the turn-of-the-century. The daughter of a Mohawk Native-Canadian father and an English mother, Pauline Johnson used the Mohawk name ‘Tekahionwake’.”

Pauline Johnson

The Tobacco and Salt Museum

Japanese Tobacco Ad/Poster

John “The Duke” Wayne Posters

Blue Steel With Gabby Hayes (1934)

Mimi Kersting (Neurastenia

Sophisticats Poster

Night Vision: Photographs of William Gedney and Lynn Saville
William Gedney’s photographs are almost eerie in their remarkable simplicity.  It’s like you have been suddenly teleported to the 1960s.

Butte, MT (1966)


Choco Hotties

Stephen Hall


My Best Shot
LA Times readers share their best vacation photos.

Positano, Italy – Wow!


Ling Lung MagazineBibi’s box
“Ling Lung Women’s Magazine was published in the 1930s in Shanghai, China at a time when women’s role in society, at least in that sophisticated and foreign-influenced metropolis, was in rapid transition.”

Ling Lung Magazine Issue #1 (1931)


Kitagawa Utamaro
56 original prints by the Japanese master painter and woodcut designer Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)

Three Beauties (1793)

Jacob Galm

Fun Fun Fun

Mystery of Marilyn: Her Own Words?
This is a LA Times special on the the anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death.  It includes photos and old newspaper headlines about her.

Marilyn in 1952

The Tibetan & Himalayan Digital Library

Tibetan Girls

The Adventures of Art Lad


Audrey Kawasaki (MF
Audrey is very talented artist, as the sample below clear shows. There is some nudity, but this is pretty tame stuff.


Paint By Numbers
A Smithsonian exhibit on the 50s paint by numbers phenomenon.  You see a lot of these ‘paintings’ at bad yard sales.  Is that an oxymoron?

Paint-by-Number Poster


All Along The Watchtower (MC
Bob Dylan’s lyrics illustrated.

There must be some kind of way autta here!


Catherine Deneuve

In Luis Bunuel’s Belle De Jour (1967)


Publications by Takejiro Hasegawa
Kobunsha’s Japanese Fairy Tales (scroll down) is a great collection of illustrated woodblock print books by Takejiro Hasegawa.  You can still read the stories from the scans of these wonderful books.  Also, check out the lithographs, etc. from the Perry Expedition on the same site.

Back Cover of Kohana San (1892)

Aya Takano
I had blogged Aya’s work before, and I was reminded of her in the “The Arts of Japan’s Exploding Subculture” article below.  Then, I found all these cool watercolor paintings by her!

A cluster of firework, that girl, (2003)

Hakan Photography
There are lot’s of pictures of pretty, mostly Asian, woman on this site (some nudity).

Tanya Valiente

Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun
“Vigée Le Brun (1755-1845) was one of the most in demand portrait artists of her time. She completed over 900 paintings including 700 portraits. This included many self portraits, 30 portraits of her friend Marie Antoinette and 67 portraits while living in Russia for six years.”

Mother and Daughter

Jaime Zollars (Sugar N’ Spicy

The Three C’s

Children’s Book Illustrations (E-Mark

Dreamer of Dreams

ShinoBibi’s box

Chicken: Seventeen Magazine

The Arts of Japan’s Exploding Subculture (Plep

Butcher Shop by Mahomi Kunikata

July 2005

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